Music for LUNAR NEW YEAR
- East meets West - Music for Lunar New Year
San Francisco Renaissance Voices begins their 2007 Season by welcoming the Year of the Boar with Music for Lunar New Year. These fusion performances combine the European polyphony of Charles dAmbevilles (d1637) Messe des Jesuites a Pekin (Mass of the Beijing Jesuits), performed alternatim style with the instrumental music of traditional China between the polyphonic choral sections. Directed by Todd Jolly, San Francisco Renaissance Voices will be joined by Lion Dancers Jonathan Jiang and Gary Tang, and members of the San Francisco Joyful Chinese Ensemble featuring Xiong Qi Ming, Wu Guo Wei and Huang Ze Qin playing music for erhu, goahu, ruan and di.
1) January 13 - 8:00 PM - Trinity Chamber Concerts, 2320 Dana Street, Berkeley - 510.549.3864
2) January 20 - 7:30 PM - Seventh Avenue Performances, 1329 Seventh Avenue, San Francisco - 415.664.2543
PRE-CONCERT LECTURE: 1/2 hour before each performance
TICKETS: At the door - $15 general admission/$12 student & senior
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